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  What is progressive scan? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Progressive scan (also known as known as 480p) is one of two methods used for "painting" an image on a television screen (the other being interlaced scan), where the lines are drawn in one at a time in sequential order.
Progressive scanning results in a more detailed image on the screen and is also less susceptible to the flicker commonly associated with interlaced scanning.
Progressive scan is now the standard of choice for both DVD video and DTV.
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  Line Doublers and De-Interlacers
Interlaced scanning, painting 480 scan lines on the screen as two 240 line fields every 30/th of a second (for NTSC), was invented to get the best combination of horizontal resolution, vertical resolution, and freedom from flicker using the limited bandwidth of the TV broadcast channel.
Because progressive scan has eliminated the flicker and fade of the odd scan lines as the even lines are drawn, feathered side edges as the subject moves are more noticeable.
When progressive scan video is constructed using the weave method exclusively, viewers may see the feathered side edges of moving subjects, as the even scan lines show the subject in a dfferent position from the odd scan lines.
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 Progressive Scan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Progressive scan is supposed to reduce this problem.
My experience so far using progressive scan has been on nights where the "seeing" was only average.
Though this was taken at a low magnification (F10), which lessens the "wiggle factor", the "stair stepping" seen in the 1st progressive scan image example is evident.
www.astroimaging.com /progresive.htm   (305 words)

 Axis Communications - Sensores CCD y CMOS
Which technique is selected will depend on the application and purpose of the video system, and particularly whether the system is required to capture moving objects and to allow viewing of details within a moving image.
Interlaced scanning has served the analog camera, television and VHS video world very well for many years, and is still the most suitable for certain applications.
Progressive scanning, as opposed to interlaced, scans the entire picture line by line every sixteenth of a second.
www.axis.com /products/video/camera/progressive_scan.htm   (496 words)

 What is Progressive scan 3/2 pulldown explained scanning help
Because we are scanning at twice the speed, we can draw an entire frame in the same amount of time it takes an interlaced system to draw a single field.
But with progressive, each "field" is now a complete picture including all scan lines, top to bottom, so we will now call it a frame, and we are showing 60 of those per second.
The term commonly used to restore the progressive image is deinterlacing, though we think it is more correct to call it re-interleaving, which is a subset of deinterlacing.
www.avdeals.ca /classroom/Proscanexplained.htm   (1907 words)

 Hi Fi Writer - Progressive scan in PAL and NTSC
Progressive scan is a genuine step forward for the NTSC picture format, but offers little for PAL viewers.
Progressive scan means that the whole frame is drawn top to bottom in one continuous process, all 576 lines for PAL or 480 lines for NTSC.
Where the progressive scan function is built into the DVD player, all this is done digitally, avoiding additional image-degrading digital to analogue, and analogue to digital conversions.
www.hifi-writer.com /he/progscan/progscan.htm   (1947 words)

 DVD Player Benchmark - Guide to the Progressive Scan Shootouts
The progressive scan shootout results are not based on features, cost, build quality, or audio performance.
We looked at all of the progressive DVD players using a Sony VW10HT LCD projector, which was selected because of its ability to handle a wide variety of different signal types and its very high resolution display.
Material with the progressive flag set when it shouldn't be is relatively rare, but failure on this test is about as visible as it is possible to be.
www.hometheaterhifi.com /volume_10_1/dvd-benchmark-guide-to-progressive-scan-shootout-1-2003.html   (7451 words)

 SoundStage! Network Home Theater & Sound -- Video Noise
Progressive scan refers to the way the image is displayed.
The first pixel in the second line is next, followed by the rest of the second line and then the third line starting at the left, etc. until all of the lines of the image are displayed in sequence within 1/60 of a second.
It is called "progressive scan" because the display of the image "progresses" across and down the screen uninterrupted.
www.hometheatersound.com /features/videonoise/vn_20010901.htm   (1128 words)

 Panasonic Progressive Scan Explained
Interlaced scanning combines two fields to generate a picture of 525 scan lines (480 of which are displayed).
Your television projects an interlaced image by first scanning the 240 odd-numbered lines of one field (in 1/60th of a second), followed by the 240 even-numbered lines of the other field (in 1/60th of a second).
Our progressive scan DVD players have a progressive video processor, which enables all 525 lines (480 of which are displayed) to be scanned at the exact same time; two interlaced fields are combined into one progressive frame.
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 Guide to Progressive-Scan Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is called scanning, and each of the lines drawn by the electron beam is known as a scan line.
Furthermore, the characteristic "flicker" associated with interlaced scanning (particularly problematic when the image contains fine horizontal details that are present in only one of the two interlaced fields) is noticeably reduced with progressive scanning, making it easier on your eyes.
When an image moves quickly across the screen, the difference in its position from one field to the next becomes apparent, and the interlacing visually combines disparate fields, creating an effect known as "feathering" or "combing." Image definition becomes blurry and indistinct when movement occurs, but clarity is restored once the image becomes stationary again.
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 Progressive-scan video - CNET reviews
To illustrate the meaning of progressive scan, let's take a look at that old analog TV in your living room.
Since the entire image is drawn at one time--as opposed to an interlaced image where the even lines are drawn first, followed by the odd lines--a progressively scanned video image looks more stable than an interlaced one.
Progressive scan also introduces fewer motion artifacts, such as jagged diagonal lines and movement in fine detail, into the picture.
reviews.cnet.com /4520-6449_7-5020359-1.html   (607 words)

 About Common Dreams
Promoting or favoring progress toward better conditions or new policies, ideas, or methods: a progressive politician; progressive business leadership.
Early every morning interns and staff would scan dozens of designated publications looking for new articles or opeds from a list of issues that were of greatest interest to the congressman and staff.
Progressive NewsWire brings you the press releases and the statements from America's progressive community directly to you - no filters, no editing.
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 Progressive Scan Definition
Therefore, a progressive scan video signal sends twice as much data than an interlaced signal each time it draws an image on the screen.
Still, if a progressive scan and interlaced image are both projected at 60 Hz, the progressive scan image will usually appear slightly smoother.
When you see video formats described as 480p or 720p, the number indicates how many horizontal lines of resolution the video signal uses, while the "p" indicates it is a progressive scan signal.
www.techterms.org /definition/progressivescan   (248 words)

 3:2 Pulldown Transfer Process DVD Film   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Each progressive video frame is reconstructed by weaving together the odd and even fields from images that were derived from the same film frame.
Because many computer displays are capable of broader ranges of horizontal and vertical scan rates, it is possible to create temporally symmetrical progressive video that runs at two or three times the film's frame rate: 48 or, more commonly, 72 frames per second.
While DVD is widely referred to as a "progressive" format, I became curious about this subject a few months back when the progressive scan DVD players started showing up on the market.
www.dvdscan.com /progress.htm   (2844 words)

This Philips progressive scan DVD player features DivX and Smart Picture technology.
Progressive scan DVD player DVD player features over 500 horizontal lines of crystal clear pictures DVD/MP3/CD/CD-R/CD-RW playback
Designed with an HDMI digital video and audio connection, this Philips DVD player takes home entertainment to a whole new level.
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 The Family of Light - Progressive Healing Treatments
Progressive Healing Treatments involve various healing modalities that are combined, depending on individual needs.
Intuitive techniques are used to scan and interpret the individual's energy flow and blockages.
Workshops on Progressive Healing Techniques are conducted to provide a wide range of skills in various healing modalities.
www.thefamilyoflight.net /healing.html   (1050 words)

 NET GmbH   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The CS 8550i is a very compact single speed progressive scan camera suitable for a variety of applications.
Double speed scan, progressive scan and different shutter modes are the highlights of the small and light weight CS 8550Di.
It is the most suitable progressive scan camera for image processing in Factory automation and the robotics market..
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 Progressive Scan [asbyon.com -> Wissen -> Lexikon]
Progressive Scan beschreibt ein Verfahren zur Darstellung von TV-Bildern im Vollbild-Modus (Fachbegriff De-Interlaced).
Bei Progressive Scan werden in einer Sekunde 50 Bilder mit 625 Zeilen (576 sichtbare Zeilen) und nicht mehr 312,5 Zeilen dargestellt, was die vertikale Auflösung um den Faktor 2 erhöht.
Um die Vorteile von Progressive Scan nutzen zu könnnen, sind natürlich spezielle Geräte notwendig.
www.asbyon.com /screen/wissen/lexikon/lexikon.asp?topic=070   (185 words)

 Progressive Scan DVD Player or Progressive Scan DVD Recorder?
Progressive scan DVD capability is a MUST if you plan on connecting your DVD player to HDTV, but not necessary if you will be connecting it to an analog, non-digital television.
Progressive scan technology sends out a 480p resolution video signal from the DVD player through a set of 3 video cables called component video cables, into a component video input on your television.
Before you buy a progressive DVD player, we suggest you read the progressive scan DVD player reviews at both Vann's and Circuit City.
www.hometheatersystem.net /dvd-players.htm   (627 words)

 Crutchfield Advisor - DVD Players & Recorders - Glossary
The odd lines are scanned (drawn on the screen) in 1/60th of a second, and the even lines follow in the next 1/60th of a second.
Interlaced scan splits the image into two fields, alternating between the even (2,4,6…) and odd (1,3,5…) scan lines every 1/60th second, and effectively displaying a full frame every 1/30th second.
Progressive scan, on the other hand, displays all the lines at once (1,2,3,4…), displaying a full frame every 1/60th second.
www.crutchfieldadvisor.com /learningcenter/home/dvd_glossary.html   (3859 words)

 Home Theater: Progressive-Scan or Progressive Scam?
After I explain what "interlaced" and "progressive" actually mean and what the different types of progressive DVD players are, you'll understand why.
The problem is that, on displays larger than 32 inches, interlaced scan lines become obvious, especially when your eye follows vertical motion in the image.
On the other hand, a progressively scanned image draws all 480 lines of the image completely, in one pass, every sixtieth of a second.
www.hometheatermag.com /dvdplayers/69   (1469 words)

 Comparatif TV
Type de téléviseur: LCD · Balayage progressif (Progressive scan) · Format d'image:...
Type de téléviseur: LCD · Balayage progressif (Progressive scan) · Digital noise reduction ·...
Type de téléviseur: Plasma · Balayage progressif (Progressive scan) · Format d'image:...
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 ScanPMI : Barcode Scanners, Data Collectors, Barcode Printers and Bar Code Software at discount prices.
Progressive Microtechnology, Inc. (PMI) is a privately held corporation that has been serving the needs of the barcode industry since 1984.
Progressive Microtechnology, Inc. (PMI) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following privacy policy to protect personal information you provide online.
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 Codefree multi standard Sampo DVD players models DVE-681P Progressive Scan, DVE-611, DVE-620, DVE-625 And DVE-660 - ...
Line doublers turn an interlaced NTSC picture into a progressively scanned image for big-screen home-theater use by effectively doubling the number of lines on the screen, making the scan lines that make up the picture less visible.
And since you get an entire image drawn at one time--as opposed to an image split into two--a progressively scanned video image is better than an interlaced one.
Kevin Miller is a founding member of the Imaging Science Foundation and a contributing editor to CNET Electronics.
www.barrel-of-monkeys.com /graphics/prod/dvdplayers/progressive-scan.shtml   (635 words)

 REVIEW: Best Progressive Scan DVD Players
If you have high-definition TV (HDTV), a DVD player with progressive scan will give you a better resolution image when used with your HDTV set.
Progressive Scan technology has become much less costly recently, and a good progressive-scan DVD player will give you very sharp, detailed images with very good color saturation.
Sony's budget-priced and feature-rich progressive scan DVP-NS575P/B DVD player is everything a budget-savvy music and movie lover could ask for.
www.znews.com /video/dvd/progressive-scan-dvd.html   (520 words)

 Hjemmekino.no - Guide - Progressiv scan
Progressiv scan er en funksjon som mer og mer blir nevnt som en funksjon på DVD spillere, TV apparater og projektorer, men hva betyr dette for deg og hvordan virker det? Det skal vi i denne guiden prøve å gi svar på.
Hvis det brukes progressive kamera så vil dette være et mindre problem da hvert delbilde i et helbilde er bygd opp av samme helbilde.
Med ikke progressive apparat vil man uansett få denne effekten mellom siste delbilde i et helbilde og første delbilde i neste helbilde.
www.hjemmekino.no /guide/progressive.asp   (1536 words)

 ShopNBC.com - AMW Progressive Scan DVD Player
If you have a digital television (or are planning on getting one), you may want to consider purchasing a progressive scan DVD player over the interlaced model.
Progressive scan can also supply interlaced video, so it will work with a traditional television as well.
Progressive scan: An image that is processed in one pass at a rate of 60x per second.
www.shopnbc.com /product/?familyid=E5909&googlecrawl=true   (1220 words)

 Prop Scan for Boat Props, Boat Propeller repair, Tuning, sizing, calculation, sale, nibral, ski, blade, pitch, computer
The computerized Prop Scan was specifically designed to inspect the accuracy and precise hydrodynamic form of Australian, Canadian and US Navy propellers.
Prop Scan is used extensively in the marine industry worldwide to repair and modify propellers to their peak performance.
The Prop Scan Propeller Repair Shop Package is designed to supply you with the knowledge and support you require to set up and run a successful propeller repair and modification business.
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